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Sensual and mortal beliefs; counterfeits of creation,
whose better originals are God's thoughts, not in embryo,
but in maturity; material suppositions of life, substance,
and intelligence, opposed to the Science of being.
(CHILDREN OF ISRAEL)
Children of Israel. The representatives of Soul, not
corporeal sense; the offspring of Spirit, who, having
wrestled with error, sin, and sense, are governed by divine
Science; some of the ideas of God beheld as men, casting
out error and healing the sick; Christ's offspring.
Christ. The divine manifestation of God, which comes
to the flesh to destroy incarnate error.
Church. The structure of Truth and Love; whatever
rests upon and proceeds from divine Principle.
The Church is that institution, which affords proof of
its utility and is found elevating the race, rousing the
dormant understanding from material beliefs to the apprehension
of spiritual ideas and the demonstration of
divine Science, thereby casting out devils, or error, and
healing the sick.
Creator. Spirit; Mind; intelligence; the animating
divine Principle of all that is real and good; self-existent
Life, Truth, and Love; that which is perfect and eternal;
the opposite of matter and evil, which have no Principle;
God, who made all that was made and could not
create an atom or an element the opposite of Himself.
(DAN - Jacob's son)
Dan (Jacob's son). Animal magnetism; so-called mortal
mind controlling mortal mind; error, working out
the designs of error; one belief preying upon another.